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Waggery

Wag′ger-y

(-gẽr-y̆)
,
Noun.
;
pl.
Waggeries
(#)
.
[From
Wag
.]
The manner or action of a wag; mischievous merriment; sportive trick or gayety; good-humored sarcasm; pleasantry; jocularity;
as, the
waggery
of a schoolboy
.
Locke.
A drollery and lurking
waggery
of expression.
W. Irving.

Definition 2021


waggery

waggery

English

Noun

waggery (countable and uncountable, plural waggeries)

  1. droll behaviour characteristic of a wag
  2. a droll remark or jest